Best Local Food Guide
for St. Augustine & St. Johns
A Simple Guide to Good Food Locally
Did you know that St. Augustine was recently named as the No. 1 best “foodie” town south of the Mason-Dixon line by Southern Living magazine?
Food is one of the greatest pleasures on the first coast. Fresh locally sourced ingredients, organic consciousness; beautiful views and historical places to stroll after your meal, check all the boxes when it comes to dining.
Residents in northern St. Johns are blessed with a wide variety of choices without having to go far. Please enjoy our curated but certainly not exhaustive little list.
612 Euclid Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084 (904) 829-1105 It’s like going back in time to old Florida and the seafood is ultra-fresh and delicious, try the whole fish and the kids will love trying the fried alligator.
4100 Coastal Hwy, Right on the Beach, Saint Augustine. (904) 824-8008 Upscale seafood restaurant with views of the ocean & amazing food.
Coastal Wine Market
& Tasting Room
(Nocatee) 641 Crosswater Parkway b, Nocatee, FL 32081 . (904) 395-3520 Fine selection of wine, cheese boards and more in a casually elegant atmosphere.
A1A Ale Works
1 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084 (904) 829-2977 Seafood and American Cuisine in a fun, historic environment on the St. Augustine Bayfront right in the middle of the Historic District.
Bite a Bagel
105 Nature Walk Parkway, Suite 108
St. Augustine, FL 32092 (855) 296-1131 If you want New York Bagel - look no further... From scratch cream cheeses are creamy goodness and the sandwiches never disappoint. A great place for coffee, breakfast or lunch (closes at 2pm)
108 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4575 (Zorayda Ave) (904) 201-6300 Dine on delicious seafood surrounded
by fun and eclectic art and décor.
40 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084. (904) 217-3542 Delicious seafood classics, with some modern twists on favorites! Great, tranquil downtown St. Augustine location.
Cap’s on the Water
4325 Myrtle St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084. 904) 824-8794 Enjoy a delicious meal of seafood and more on the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway on Vilano Beach.
Maple Street Biscuit
1627 Race Track Rd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259 904 460-2483 Bring the gang for breakfast or brunch - unique options, those yummy sweet pecan rolls & that maple cofee - yum!
525 State Rd 16, unit 101 St. Augustine 32084 904-217-8254. Fresh, natural ingredients and a talented chef. Home of the award winning “best of” burger called "The Conquistador". Handcrafted beer, casual and fun atmosphere.
Michael’s Tasting Room
25 Cuna St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084. (St. George Street) 904) 810-2400
Locally owned restaurant with a Chef that prides himself on the food and presentation. Many options on the menu, great service.
Ned’s Southside Kitchen
2450 US Highway 1 S, Saint Augustine, FL 32086. (904) 794-2088 Enjoy an eclectic mix of seafood, Southern and more at this casual restaurant in St. Augustine.
O.C. White’s Seafood
118 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, 32084. (904) 824-0808 Charming and fun seafoo restaurant in a historic home on the St. Augustine Bayfront. Best downtown patio.
700 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32080 (904) 886-2267 Our favorite place to go before or after the beach. Enjoy their famous corn cake, delicious burgers, salads and other mouth watering Caribbean inspired fare. When your done eating walk to the beach!
Outback Crab Shack
8155 County Road 13 N, Saint Augustine, FL 32092. (904) 522-0500 Enjoy your meal right along the water and spot some alligators! Classic seafood menu on SR 13. Info on Facebook.
299 Dondanville Rd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-6403 / (904) 471-2332 Upscale, rustic, Seafood restaurant on the marsh in St. Augustine Beach. Relaxing atmosphere, and delicious, consistent food.
Vintage gastro pub and lounge with great live music in the heart of St. Augustine. 904-209-5704 /119 Saint George Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ice Plant
110 Riberia St. Augustine, FL 32084 / (904) 829-6553 For an up-scale, trendy bar and restaurant experience try the Ice Plant for craft cocktails and more. Also, their new brunch!
421 A1a Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine, Florida, Saint Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-6315 / (904) 829-6553
Great beach ambiance serving seafood, burgers, and delicious bar food!
60 Hypolita Street St. Augustine, FL 32084
This lovely eclectic spot in downtown St. Augustine is ideal for foodies and is highly rated by patrons. They offer fresh local seafood, steaks, lamb and veal, using international flavor profiles. Try their hand cut steak with a truffle butter or Vidalia Onion and Gorgonzola Sauce, or the Open Fire New World Paella, sautéed over a crispy Calrose rice cake finished with a chorizo sausage sherry broth!!! If you appreciate fine dining coupled with curated wines, this is for you. (Downtown)
Amici Italian Restaurant
1915 A1a S, and A1A, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-6509 / (904) 461-0102 A St. Augustine favorite
The Chianti Room
60 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 825-4100 Located through Pizalley’s on St. George Street this is a hidden St. Augustine gem for Italian cusine.
117 Saint George St, Saint Augustine, FL 3208 (904) 825-2627 Delicious menu right located right on St. George Street in downtown St. Augustine www.
Pacific Asian Bistro
159 Palencia Village Dr. (904) 808-1818
Freshly made Sushi and Asian menu items. A great menu using locally sourced food
72 Spanish Street, St. Augustine, FL (904) 829-0655 A unique menu that changes seasonally,locally sourced ingredients with a Southern flair. Favorite place to sit - the back porch!
112 Bartram Oaks Walk #102, Jacksonville, FL 32259 / (904) 287-0766 An upscale restaurant in Fruit Cove offering amazing, carefully crafted dishes combining the flavors of American, Asian, and Southern cuisine. Very attentive staff with a calm, relaxing ambiance
150 Pine Lake Drive Suite A, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081 (904) 686-7144 South Kitchen & Spirits serves classic Southern fare and traditional American dishes in a comfortable, casual setting. Enjoyed an amazing and unique lunch there recently, was impressed by the pure flavors & diversity of the menu. Wow SKS cheesesteak and the slaw OMG!
102 Bridge Street - St. Augustine, FL 32084 904-679-4940 This is that special place to bring out-of-town guest or just celebrate life& all its goodness. Preserved offers up authentic Southern cuisine while pushing an ingredient-driven menu that showcases local farmers, community, and southern heritage.